Next oemof developer and user meeting in May 2019

The next oemof meeting will take place in Oldenburg from 15th to 17th of May. The event is hosted by the DLR Institute of Networked Energy Systems. It will combine the 3rd annual user meeting and the 10th biannual developer meeting.

The developer meeting aims at the specification of upcoming features and functions within oemof. The user meeting gives the opportunity to improve and accelerate your work by exchanging with other users. This second part officially starts on Thursday (May 16th) after lunch. It will include an introduction to oemof v0.3.

Anyone who is interested is cordially invited to participate. Please find detailed information and the topics we collected up to now at https://github.com/oemof/organisation/wiki/Meeting-May-2019. If you want to register or have topics to add, please contact us at https://github.com/oemof/organisation/issues/43 or via email (patrik.schoenfeldt@dlr.de). We will develop the agenda based on your input.

Comment on recently published book about oemof

Recently a book about oemof [1] has been published. As explicitly stated by the author, this book is not written by the oemof community. Generally, books about software can be a good source to give newcomers a comprehensive view of a field and show how the software can be used to approach problems in that field. In this sense, they can fulfill a purpose that goes beyond what can be reached by the documentation written by the programmers.

However, this book stays rather close to the code and much of the information provided is outdated or not presented correctly. Continue reading “Comment on recently published book about oemof”

The first single zero release of windpowerlib (v0.1.0)

The windpowerlib has taken a major step and released v0.1.0. The code has been cleaned up, new features were added and a comprehensive testing environment guarantees more stability.

The new release equips the windpowerlib with a large amount of new functionalities. A major change is the modelling of wind farms where wake Continue reading “The first single zero release of windpowerlib (v0.1.0)”